(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Adaptable and driven Lead Teacher with demonstrated success in leadership and management, seeking to transition into an administrative role within the district.

  • 5-12 Content and Pedagogy
  • Elementary and middle school experience
  • Administrative experience
  • Inclusive Practices
  • Restorative Justice
  • Safety Care Certified
  • Creative problem solving
  • Curriculum Development and Mapping
  • Educational Technology
  • PBIS Coach
  • Social-Emotional Learning Practices
  • Excellent Leadership and Management Skills
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Excellent Rapport with Parents and Staff
  • Excellent Conflict De-escalation Skills
  • Elementary education
American International College Springfield, Expected in 05/2015 Master of Education : Middle & Secondary Education, Concentration in ELA - GPA :
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • SEI Endorsement
Ithaca College Ithaca, NY, Expected in 05/2003 Bachelor of Arts : Writing - GPA :
  • Minored in Political Science
Work History
Agawam Public Schools - Interim Lead Teacher, Granger Elementary School
City, STATE, 08/2020 - Current
  • Administrative Duties: scheduling; implementing and monitoring COVID response protocols within the building; supervising arrival and dismissal duty; discipline
  • Supporting Teachers: supporting teachers with specific student behaviors, coverage, SEL support, conferences, classroom support
  • Supporting Families: phone calls, tech support, supply pickups, SEL support, answering any and all questions about remote learning/schedules, hybrid learning/schedules, all-in learning/schedules
  • Supporting Students: SEL support, daily check-ins with students; incentive breaks; interacting and building relationships with students
  • Student Support Teams: IST, PBIS Tier 1, PBIS Tier 2 and 3 team, Granger School Culture Team, Redistricting Team, School Council Team
  • Discipline: handling of discipline and discipline referrals; responding to team calls, de-escalation; student support; feedback to teachers and families regarding behaviors both in school and via Google Meet
  • PBIS Coach: manage and run meetings, data analysis; creation of PBIS squad; manage and run the PBIS school store, implementation and management of safety patrol team; liaison between PBIS team, remote and hybrid families and staff; organize, implement and manage PBIS monthly incentives and school-wide events
  • Data Analysis: CICO data, SWIS data, IST data (BAS, STAR etc); writing and updating of DCAP's with IST team and teachers who work with the students
  • School Culture: Creation of school culture team, 15 Days of Wishes, school videos, staff spotlight; incorporating PreK into the school culture
Agawam Junior High School - 7th & 8th Grade English Language Arts Teacher
City, STATE, 09/2010 - 06/2020
  • Inclusion and Social Emotional/Behavioral Support Classroom Team
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Set class objectives and monitored daily performance to offer equal access to education.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Collaborated with other faculty members to review data and develop instructional strategies to address student learning objectives.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Boosted student morale through positive reinforcement to motivate students.
  • Coordinated education-based field trips from start to completion.
  • Collected, analyzed and tracked data on student progress using Star Renaissance and to update and enhance learning plans.
  • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects for English, Science and Social Studies.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
Agawam Education Association - Website Coordinator and Building Rep
City, STATE, 09/2016 - 06/2020
  • Created new website for Agawam Education Association
  • Designed graphics for website layout
  • Troubleshooting
  • Maintained website
  • Purchased domains for websites
  • Eliminated website bugs to improve user experience
Agawam Junior High School - Long Term Substitute, English Language Arts
City, STATE, 10/2009 - 06/2010
  • Delivered instruction in language arts encompassing reading, grammar, composition and literature, working with teachers in other subjects to integrate skills across curriculum.
  • Developed age-appropriate lesson content for literature pieces including short stories, poetry, plays and non-fiction to meet diverse learning styles.
  • Developed teaching materials to supplement standard curriculum, enhancing learning concepts and promoting student engagement.
  • Established positive classroom management boundaries to create safe, known environment for behavior among students.
Atlantic Group Corporation/G8 Holdings - Sales & Import Supervisor
City, STATE, 09/2005 - 01/2009
  • Planned and arranged meetings with external organizations and individuals, enabling all parties to meet and discuss project progress.
  • Kept projects on schedule by managing deadlines and adjusting workflows as needed.
  • Maintained project schedules by managing timelines and making proactive adjustments.
  • Coordinated shipments of product from country of origin to final destination by both air and land transport.
  • Developed tracking reports, which alleviated customer calls and boosted time savings.
  • Confirmed accurate freight duties and bills of lading for shipments by collaborating with customs brokers.
  • Coordinated scheduling and booking of monthly transportations.
  • Maintained open communication with customers and overseas partners to update all parties on order and shipping changes.
Additional Information

LICENSURE : Principal/Assistant Principal, PreK-8 and 5-12, Emergency, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Teaching License English 5-8, 8-12, Professional

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Excellence in Inclusive Practices Award 2019, Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award 2017, Peace Builder Award 2015

COMMITTEES/CLUBS: Redistricting Committee, Granger PBIS Coach, Granger School Council Secretary, IST team for Granger and AJHS, Strategic Planning Committee, Writer's Club Advisor, Beauty Day Founder and Coordinator


Karen Albano, Elementary Principal at Phelps Elementary School


Jessica Gendron, Elementary Principal at Granger Elementary School


Norman C. Robbins, Principal at Agawam Junior High School


Amy DiStefano, English Teacher at Agawam Junior High School


Ann Theriault, Special Education Teacher at Agawam Junior High School


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School Attended

  • American International College
  • Ithaca College

Job Titles Held:

  • Interim Lead Teacher, Granger Elementary School
  • 7th & 8th Grade English Language Arts Teacher
  • Website Coordinator and Building Rep
  • Long Term Substitute, English Language Arts
  • Sales & Import Supervisor


  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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